Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls [NOOK Book]

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Dramatically Improve Your Knowledge Base, Skills, and Applications in Every Area of Industrial Electricity



Turn to Industrial Electricity and Electric Motor Controls for complete coverage of the entire industrial electrical field_from the basics of electricity to equipment, to troubleshooting and repair.

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Industrial Electricity and Motor Controls

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Overview

Dramatically Improve Your Knowledge Base, Skills, and Applications in Every Area of Industrial Electricity



Turn to Industrial Electricity and Electric Motor Controls for complete coverage of the entire industrial electrical field_from the basics of electricity to equipment, to troubleshooting and repair.



Packed with over 650 illustrations, the latest codes and regulations, many study questions and review problems, this career-building tool shows you how to boost your skills and confidence, and then apply this expertise effectively in the workplace. It also includes strategies for avoiding common problems and performing proper procedures on every job. Industrial Electricity and Electric Motor Controls features:



  • Learning how to read blueprints, schematics, schedules, site plans, as well as mechanical or electrical plans

  • Information on electric motors and their controls

  • Troubleshooting and repair techniques using the ladder diagram or schematic

  • Methods for achieving safety in the workplace

  • A handy glossary of terms

  • A large selection of appendices for reference



Inside This Comprehensive Book on Industrial Electricity you will find



• Tools • Safety in the Workplace • Symbols • Control Circuits and Diagrams • Switches • Magnetism and Solenoids • Relays • Motors • Timers and Sensors • Sensors and Sensing • Solenoids and Valves • Motor Starting Methods • Solid State Reduced Voltage Starters • Speed Control and Monitoring • Motor Control and Protection • Three-Phase Controllers • Drives • Transformers • Power Generation • Power Distribution Systems • Programmable Controllers • Troubleshooting and Maintenance • Industrial Electricity as a Career • Appendices: DC Motor Trouble Chart, Wound-Rotor Motor Trouble Chart, Fractional Horsepower Motor Trouble Chart, Selection of Dual-Element Fuses for Motor-Running Overload Protection, Tables and Formulas, Full-Load Currents of AC and DC Motors, Power Factor Correcting Capacitors, Switch Symbols, Wiring Diagram Symbols, Unit Prefixes, Conversion Factors, Decibel Table
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071712699
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 12/14/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 921,106
  • File size: 34 MB
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Meet the Author

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus at SUNY College at Buffalo, having taught there for more than 35 years.

Mark Miller is Professor of Industrial Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. Tools and Equipment
Chapter 2. Safety in the Workplace
Chapter 3. Symbols
Chapter 4. Control Circuits and Diagrams
Chapter 5. Switches
Chapter 6. Magnetism and Solenoids
Chapter 7. Relays
Chapter 8. Electric Motors
Chapter 9. Timers and Sensors
Chapter 10. Sensors and Sensing
Chapter 11. Solenoids and Valves
Chapter 12. Motor Starting Methods
Chapter 13. Solid-State Reduced-Voltage Starters
Chapter 14. Speed Control and Monitoring
Chapter 15. Motor Control and Protection
Chapter 16. Three-Phase Controllers
Chapter 17. Drives
Chapter 18. Transformers
Chapter 19. Power Generation
Chapter 20. Power Distribution Systems
Chapter 21. Programmable Controllers
Chapter 22. Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Chapter 23. Careers in Electricity
Glossary
Appendix I: DC Motor Trouble Chart
Appendix II: Wound-Rotor Motor Trouble Chart
Appendix III: Fractional-Horsepower Motor Trouble Chart
Appendix IV: Selection of Dual-Element Fuses for Motor-Running Overload Protection
Appendix V: Tables and Formulas
Appendix VI: Full-Load Currents of AC and DC Motors
Appendix VII: Power Factor Correcting Capacitors
Appendix VIII: Switch Symbols
Appendix IX: Wiring Diagram Symbols
Appendix X: Unit Prefixes
Appendix XI: Conversion Factors
Appendix XII: Decibel Table
Index
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